emily, quit coach
28 Nov 2017
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Congratulations on passing the first week of being smoke free!
Like you said, it's not an easy time with it being a pandemic, but you're doing a wonderful thing for your health.
A common side effect of the patch is to have vivid dreams or nightmares. You are certainly not alone in that. If you're finding that this just isn't manageable you can remove the patch before bed. However, the cravings may be strong in the morning as you've now gone all night without nicotine. So you may want to put a patch on right away when waking. Or we even speak with people who may set an alarm a little early to remind them to put the patch on and then get a little more rest before starting their day.
Look forward to hearing about your journey with quitting smoking,
All the best,